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  • Forget salt - flavour with spices instead
    (The Globe and Mail, March 24, 2014)
    You know you need to reduce the sodium in your diet, but you?re wary of losing flavour. The key is herbs and spices and knowing how to use them.
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  • How to eat
    the perfect breakfast

    (Toronto Star, February 18, 2014)
    What goes on top of your cereal is just as important as the grain itself
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  • My Top 10
    Immune Boosting Supplements

    (Vitality Magazine, October, 2013)
    Besides following a high protein, sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free organic diet, while exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and engaging in anti-stress programs like meditation, what else can you do to boost immunity against colds and flus?
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  • The Super Grains
    You Should Be Eating

    (Nutrition Conditioning, via Dr. Oz website, March 5, 2013)
    There's a whole world of grains that many people don't even realize is out there and each has a unique nutritive benefit, some are even gluten-free! Super grains pack fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals along with carbohydrates.
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  • Flax and chia seeds:
    both high in Omega 3s,
    good fats and fibre

    (Toronto Star, August 20, 2013)
    Once resigned to birdfeeders, seeds are now touted as the missing link to best health. Flax and chia, it seems, have been dueling for the latest title of superfood.
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  • Flax vs Chia:
    Which Seeds Are Healthier?

    The Huffington Post Canada , July 9, 2013
    Flax seeds burst onto the nutritional scene a few years ago, and now you can find them everywhere, including flour, bread and cereal. But chia is the new star in town.
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  • Gluten-free diets:
    a fad or healthy choice?

    Ottawa Citizen, May 1, 2013
    Gluten must be the most famous protein in the world these days, its name popping up in bestselling diet books, on menus and bakery signs, and in supermarket aisles across North America.
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  • Chia Seed Benefits:
    10 Reasons To Add Chia To Your Diet

    The Huffington Post Canada, June 3, 2013
    Chia is becoming better known as a great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fibre, and fortunately it's an easy food to add to your diet.
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Soup Tips #2

When recipe calls for a variety of whole dried herbs and spices (bay leaf, peppercorns, cloves, etc..) place the herbs in a tea ball and hang over the edge of the pot so you can easily remove the herbs after cooking.
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